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International history of photography collection, 1885-1951

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Using These Materials


Collection is open for research. However, the prints cannot be photocopied or reproduced.

Researchers must wear gloves when handling the matted prints. Prints should always be picked up and supported with two hands. The prints cannot be removed from the mats, but researchers may open the window mat to see the full print. The Visual Materials Archivist must be consulted prior to any display of the photographs.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.


The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Please consult our up-to-date information for visitors page, as our services and guidelines periodically change.

[Identification of item], International History of Photography Collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.